Yahoo, Google, MySpace form non-profit OpenSocial Foundation
Google, Yahoo, and News Corp.'s MySpace announced on Tuesday that they have formed the OpenSocial Foundation, a non-profit group to support the OpenSocial initiative that Google kick-started. Say goodnight to other formats. Social Times also reported on this big news and explained that the biggest problem with the standard so far has been that it’s not easy!
HowDoYa.com - Learn how to do anything!
Phil Bradley uncovers HowDoYa.com to help you learn how to do anything. It's a search engine based on Exalead that helps you do just that.
The death and life of newspapers
Greg Linden discusses the life and fate of newspapers in todays digital age.
Blogging vs. Human Content Aggregators
If you grab content from multiple blogs, and do not offer your own commentary, should you be considered a blogger? This is a great point... in fact SOMEWHAT FRANK Weekly tidbits are aggregating some of the interesting stories but the difference is I try add a little commentary to the links I provide. I would love to hear some feedback from SOMEWHAT FRANK readers - do you like the Weekly tidbit posts?
Revision3 Acquired By Fox News, Says Kevin Rose
Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht announced the sale of Revision3 to Fox News at about the 2:05 mark on Episode 143 for Diggnation as an early April Fools joke - funny! :)
What Makes a Good Mobile Application Great
What separates the good from the bad in the mobile web space? More importantly, what makes a good mobile application truly great? GigaOM examines.
Fast Company calls AOL a Dead Man Walking
Fast Company looks back at the AOL and Time Warner merger and the fate of AOL in general and gives its perspective. Do you agree?
Twitter's Monetization Conundrum
Twitter's traction and growth has been outstanding to say the least. But the question is now turning to "how can this site be monetized?"
The Real Value of Widgets
CenterNetworks looks at the real value of Widgets.
Increase Screen Space With CubeDesktop?
Orli Yakuel examines a 3D desktop solution that might make you more productive by increasing your screen real estate.